Y Bhg Datuk Ir Kamarudin Zakaria

Independent, Non-Executive Director
Member – Audit Committee
Member – Risk Committee









Age: 66
Gender: Male
Nationality: Malaysian
Date appointed to the Board: 26 November 2019
Number of Board Meetings Attended: 1/1
Shareholding in CMS: Direct – 2,900 ordinary shares

Academic/Professional Qualifications
Datuk Ir. Kamarudin bin Zakaria graduated in Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK and a professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

Skills & Experience
Datuk Ir Kamarudin has over 35 years of experience in the petrochemical industry where he was involved in operations, asset management, health, safety & environment, technical & commercial services, project & corporate studies, audit and business development. He started his career with ESSO followed by PETRONAS where he served in various senior management roles for more than 15 years. His last appointment at PETRONAS was Vice President, Petchem. Datuk Ir Kamarudin served as a member of the elite PETRONAS Management Committee and was also a former chairman and member of boards of various subsidiaries and affiliate companies within the PETRONAS Group. He is semi-retired from PETRONAS since May 2017 and currently manages a consulting company providing artificial intelligence and machine learning to the oil and gas industry.

Other Current Appointments

  • Director of Malaysian Phosphate Additives (Sarawak) Sdn Bhd
  • Director of CMS Cement Industries Sdn Bhd

Datuk Ir Kamarudin has no conflict of interest with the CMS Group, does not have any personal interest in any business arrangement involving the CMS Group and has no family relationship with any other director and/or major shareholder of the Company.